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The Chemical Story Of Olive Oil

Author : Richard Blatchly
ISBN : 9781788012300
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Despite the growing interest in olive oil, most people know very little about what it is or how it is made. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of olive oil from the tree to table, from a molecular and personal perspective. Growers often do not know what is happening at a molecular level or why certain practices produce superior or inferior results, for example, why adjusting a temperature rewards them with winning oils. This book aims to provide some of the answers as well as the importance of the chemicals responsible for the flavour and health effects. Readers will also get a deeper understanding of what makes an extra virgin olive oil authentic and how scientists are helping to fight fraud regarding this valuable commodity. Including anecdotes from growers of olives and producers of oils, the authors provide an accessible text for a wide audience from food science students to readers interested in the human story of olive oil production.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Olive Oil And Health

Author : Joules L. Quiles
ISBN : 9781845930721
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Written by leading experts, this book reviews the current research evidence for the health benefits of a diet rich in olive oil. It focuses on the role of olive oil in reducing the incidence of certain types of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and diabetes, and the effect of olive oil on the immune system.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Story Of Food

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780241428115
Genre : Cooking
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Includes a foreword by Giles Coren. Explore the rich stories, symbolism, and traditions that come wrapped up in the food on our plates - food that not only feeds our bodies but also makes up our culture. In The Story of Food; An Illustrated History of Everything We Eat our millennia-old relationship with nearly 200 foods - from nuts and seeds to noodles and meat - is sumptuously illustrated, with tales from all over the world. Food is the cornerstone of daily life, culture, and even religion. Staples like bread, rice, and salt are part of our culinary history, used in many ways all over the world. The Story of Food tells the extraordinary stories behind the foods we eat: from salt to sushi and rice to ravioli. It reveals, for example, that Pope Clement XIV was assassinated with poisoned drinking chocolate and tells the story of how coffee went being from a banned substance in some European countries to become the world's favourite hot drink. A true celebration of food in all its forms, this book explores the early efforts of humans in their quest for sustenance through the stories of individual foods. Covering all food types including nuts and grains, fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, and herbs and spices, this fascinating reference provides the facts on all aspects of a food's history. It explains how foods have become a part of our culture from their origins to how they are eaten and their place in world cuisine. The Story of Food is packed glorious images to create a feast for the eyes, while the stories intrigue, surprise, and enthrall. This is essential reference for every foodie.
Category: Cooking

Extra Virginity The Sublime And Scandalous World Of Olive Oil

Author : Tom Mueller
ISBN : 9780393070217
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 81.97 MB
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Expanding on his article in The New Yorker an olive oil expert uncovers corruption in the food industry, from ancient times to the present, and describes the lax rules that permit fake and even toxic foods into the United States.
Category: Cooking

The Flavors Of Olive Oil

Author : Deborah Krasner
ISBN : 9780743214032
Genre : Cooking
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A comprehensive guide to tasting, understanding, and cooking with extra virgin olive oil covers how to categorize four different types of olive oil, profiling one hundred top brands, and provides a wealth of recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts. 15,000 first printing.
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The Olive Oil Diet

Author : Simon Poole
ISBN : 9781472138453
Genre : Cooking
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Winner of the World Best Mediterranean Cuisine Book - the Dun Gifford Prize - in the Gourmand Best in World awards, also the National Best Diet Book in the 'for the public' category. 'Useful, attractive and captivating' Olive Oil Times Is it true that two tablespoons of olive oil a day can halve your risk of heart disease and help sustain weight loss? Can olive oil kill cancer cells, fight Alzheimer's Disease, revive a failing heart and even turn off bad genes? The Olive Oil Diet takes an authoritative look at the science behind the headlines. Recent studies have shown that a diet based around olive oil will significantly improve your health, well-being and vitality. It will also help you maintain a healthy weight and avoid heart disease, stroke and diseases such as cancer, diabetes and dementia. All olive oils are not the same, however. This book also explores the effects of diverse varieties of olives, growing techniques and oil-production methods on the health-giving properties - and flavour - of different oils. With over 100 delicious recipes, it points the way to those extra virgin oils and food combinations that are likely to do you the most good. This fascinating journey to the heart of the Mediterranean reveals the extraordinary health secrets of nature's original superfood.
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Fibromyalgia Story

Author : Cheryl A. Chamberlain
ISBN : 9781414054568
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Chemical Age

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ISBN : UOM:39015022411998
Genre : Chemical industry
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Creating Networks In Chemistry

Author : Anita Kildebæk Nielsen
ISBN : 9780854042791
Genre : Science
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The book focuses on this process and development of the European chemical societies before World War I and up to 1930.
Category: Science